How you use a tool can be beneficial or destructive

The Sarcastic Tool

I can attest
that sarcastic comments
made in jest
can be accepted
with humbleness
and found funny
when intelligence
an ego's
and prejudice

And too, I can say
sarcasm used
in a way
to hurt and dismay
one who's deemed
the tongues prey
diminishes both
egos in play
and pettiness
wins the day

Poetry by Phyllis J. Rhodes
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Written on 2016-07-23 at 23:56

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Wow, great rhyming poem with very good metaphors! It certainly has very strong message that I love. Flows well and great word choice. Overall, excellent job!

Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Well said. I am prone to sarcasm unfortunately. I hope it is usually in jest. As you say there is another kind which is driven by ego. Great work :)

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Well done. Amusing rhymes delivering interesting notions.

bibek adhikari The PoetBay support member heart!
yep, that is true. well said.